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ABTO 100 Online Learner Success

Effective date: January 2017

Online Learner Success (OLS) is designed to provide the online learner with a working knowledge of the program called Desire 2 Learn (D2L). Assignments or activities in the course have been designed to demonstrate the use of various tools in the D2L program.

Credits
1
Format
15 hours over 2 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$92.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

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ABTO 112 Human Relations

Effective date: January 2012

Human Relations concentrates on personal and professional development skills needed by workers in today's workplace. These skills include self-examination and assessment, development of effective communication skills, interpersonal skills, client relations, teamwork, problem solving, and an understanding of business ethics.

Note: ABTO 134 is recommended prior to taking this course.

Credits
2
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Permission of the registering college

ABTO 113 Records Management

Effective date: January 2012

The amount of information created and used in offices has increased significantly in recent years. Records, which contain all of the daily information necessary to the operation of any business, need to be managed effectively and efficiently. In today's office, maintaining the integrity of the records system means that all office workers need to be aware of the importance of correct creation, storage, use, retrieval, protection, control, and disposition of records. Technology continues to change the role played by today's office worker. This course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to face these challenges and new responsibilities in dealing with both manual and electronic files.

Credits
2
Format
35 hours over 5 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$215.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ABTO 115 Business English

Effective date: January 2012

Business English focuses on correct English usage in a business environment and provides a comprehensive review of grammar, punctuation, and style, as well as business spelling and vocabulary development. The course materials are presented in small, easily manageable learning segments.

Note: ABTO 105 is recommended prior to taking this course.

Credits
3
Format
90 hours over 15 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$554.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ABTO 116 Business Communications

Effective date: January 2012

Business Communications teaches you how to plan, organize, and write correct and effective "reader friendly" business documents appropriate for use in today's global business environment. You will learn how to write business letters, memos, reports, and electronic messages. Each unit begins with a set of learning objectives. The assigned readings, together with the reinforcement exercises, are your principal learning activities.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 120 Business Math and Calculators

Effective date: January 2012

Business Math and Calculators follows current trends in office technology, teaches the touch method of calculator use, explains common calculator features, and emphasizes business problem solving.

Credits
2
Format
45 hours over 9 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ABTO 125 Job Search

Effective date: January 2012

Job Search techniques will help you develop successful job search strategies for today's competitive and changing job market. Topics include self-assessment, employability skill testing, job search strategies and research, using the Internet for job search and career planning, networking, resumes, employment-related communications, application forms, portfolios, and interviews.

Note: ABTO 134 or a working knowledge of Word is recommended prior to taking this course.

Credits
2
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Permission of the registering college

ABTO 130 Integrated Project - Administrative

Effective date: January 2012

This is a capstone course that helps learners extend their word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, and presentation software knowledge by completing a variety of practical, integrated projects. Learners will also develop decision-making, prioritizing, and other administrative skills.

Credits
2
Format
40 hours over 9 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$246.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Permission of the registering college

ABTO 132 Intro to Computers and the Internet

Effective date: January 2012

This course has two sections: Windows and Internet. The Windows section is designed to provide you with an introduction to Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 operating systems. You will learn to manipulate the Windows environment, use Windows Accessories, and use the Computer and Windows Explorer programs to manage files and folders. The Internet section is designed to provide you with an introduction to the Internet, including email basics and advanced features, web browser basics, web navigation, and web research.

Credits
2
Format
50 hours over 10 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$308 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ABTO 133 Presentation Software

Effective date: January 2012

Using PowerPoint 2010 Presentation software, students will apply appropriate design concepts to present data and information in a colourful and well-organized format. Students will learn how to use design templates, apply various attributes, and include a variety of objects to create, modify, save, and deliver presentations.

Credits
1
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 134 Word Processing 1

Effective date: January 2012

Word Processing 1 is designed to teach you the basic functions of a word processing program as well as how to properly format documents such as letters and memorandums. Although you will be required to use Microsoft Word 2010 to complete this course, many of the skills you will obtain are generic and can be transferred to most word processing packages.

Credits
2
Format
50 hours over 10 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$308 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

  • C in ABTO 105
  • Minimum of 25 net words per minute

ABTO 135 Word Processing 2

Effective date: January 2012

Word Processing 2 is a continuation of Word Processing 1. The course will cover additional instruction and practice with letter styles, tables, charts and reports plus many advanced features of word processing software such as merge, macros, outlines, graphics, and styles.

Credits
2
Format
50 hours over 10 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$308 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 136 Spreadsheets 1

Effective date: January 2012

This course provides you with a working knowledge of electronic spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. You will learn how to design, create, modify, and present professional-looking spreadsheets for use in today's workplace. Exercises include using formulas and built-in functions to solve mathematical problems. You will also learn how to illustrate and present spreadsheet data in graphic form.

Note: ABTO 120 or a knowledge of Business Math is recommended prior to taking this course.

Credits
2
Format
50 hours over 10 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$308 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 137 Spreadsheets 2

Effective date: January 2012

This course provides you with an advanced knowledge of electronic spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. You will learn to use spreadsheets for advanced applications in today's workplace. Exercises include using advanced functions and formulas, performing calculations, filtering and formatting data, creating integrated documents, and developing a custom Excel application. (This course is a continuation of the material in Spreadsheets 1.)

Credits
2
Format
50 hours over 10 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$308 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 138 Database

Effective date: January 2012

This course introduces you to the Microsoft Access 2010 data management system. It focuses on planning, designing, and creating a database to meet the information management needs of today's workplace. You will learn terminology, database concepts, and features of relational databases. You will use various commands and features to create tables, queries, forms, and reports. You will enter data, work with calculations, extract information, and generate and print reports.

Credits
2
Format
50 hours over 10 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$308 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Equivalent

ABTO 139 Outlook

Effective date: January 2012

An introduction to Outlook, including hands-on training in the use of email for online communications, calendar for managing important dates and appointments, and contacts for the creation and maintenance of an address database.

Credits
1
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Permission of registering college

ABTO 150 Accounting 1

Effective date: January 2012

This course provides you with an introduction to manual accounting. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental accounting principles and their application in day-to-day business situations. This course is based on a service business organized as a sole proprietorship.

Accounting 1 covers basic bookkeeping and accounting skills including double-entry general journal entries, posting to the general ledger, preparing a trial balance, recording adjustments in a ten-column worksheet, producing period-end financial statements, closing the temporary accounts, maintaining petty cash, and preparing bank reconciliations.

Note: Some knowledge of Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word is recommended prior to taking this course.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 151 Accounting 2

Effective date: January 2012

Accounting 2 is an intermediate approach to manual accounting. This 90-hour course is designed to provide you with additional knowledge in common accounting systems including sales, purchases, taxes, inventory, and payroll. The concepts will be presented in the context of a merchandising business.

You will study payroll concepts and principles, tax responsibilities, and annual reporting. You will also be introduced to specialized journals, combined journals, year-end procedures and worksheets, GST/PST, bad debts, and merchandise inventory. Financial statements will be prepared in detail including a classified balance sheet and an income statement with a cost of goods sold section.

Note: Some knowledge of Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word is recommended prior to taking this course.

Credits
3
Format
90 hours over 10 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$554.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 152 Computerized Accounting

Effective date: January 2012

This course introduces you to the integrated computerized accounting system using Simply Accounting 2010 for Windows. Upon completion, you will be able to establish company records; maintain daily transactions using the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, and payroll features; and create financial statements.

Each chapter begins with a set of learning objectives and company documents to be recorded. Detailed step-by-step recording procedures along with case problems are your principal learning activities. Additional materials and resources are available online.

Credits
3
Format
75 hours over 7 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$462 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Equivalent

ABTO 160 Medical Terminology 1

Effective date: January 2012

In Medical Terminology 1, students complete an introductory study of the construction of medical terms including root words, suffixes, and prefixes relating to the various body systems.

Credits
1
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ABTO 161 Medical Terminology 2

Effective date: January 2012

This 90-hour course is a continuation of Medical Terminology 1 and introduces anatomy and physiology related to the main systems of the body.

Credits
3
Format
90 hours over 15 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$554.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 162 Medical Terminology 3

Effective date: January 2012

In Medical Terminology 3, students complete a study of the construction of medical terms including root words, suffixes and prefixes relating to pharmacology, and the specialties of oncology, radiology, and nuclear medicine and psychiatry.

Credits
1
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 170 Medical Transcription

Effective date: January 2012

Medical Transcription is an introductory course that familiarizes students with transcribing from oral dictation, medical documents with accurate content, applying correct formats, grammar, and punctuation. The main objective is to provide students with a knowledge of the content and formats of medical reports typically dictated in clinics and hospitals.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

  • C in ABTO 105
  • Speed of 25 nwpm (touch method)

And one of:

ABTO 172 Manual Medical Billing

Effective date: January 2012

This 30-hour course will teach the theory for billing of medical services to MSP, ICBC, WCB, and other private insurers.

Credits
2
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

ABTO 173 Medical Billing Computerized

Effective date: January 2012

This 30-hour course will introduce the student to automated medical billing software and procedures for the province of British Columbia.

Credits
2
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 175 Clinical Procedures and Practice

Effective date: January 2012

This course is designed to enable the Medical Office Assistant to perform basic clinical procedures including the use and management of medical equipment. The student will learn to perform basic laboratory tests and assist the physician with specific examinations and procedures. Emphasis is placed on the role of the medical assistant as a link between the doctor and external medical testing and treatment facilities.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 180 Medical Administrative Procedures

Effective date: January 2012

This course is designed to introduce the student to the administrative duties and procedures required in a medical office/hospital setting. Topics covered include reception skills, appointment scheduling, telephone techniques, interpersonal skills, stress management, inventory control, mail processing, and filing and records management procedures. Medical law and ethics are an integral part of the course.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 181 Transcription

Effective date: September 2013

This 30-hour course will provide you with the opportunity to learn how to transcribe a variety of business documents from digital audio files using digital transcription software, transcription equipment, and a word processing program. You will also learn transcription terminology and effective transcription techniques. This is primarily a hands-on course in which you will integrate keyboarding, computer, grammar, and word processing skills with transcription from audio files.

Credits
2
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 182 Legal Office Procedures

Effective date: Effective date: September 2013

This course introduces the student to the legal profession, including the functions and duties of the legal administrative assistant in British Columbia. Topics covered will include legal terminology, legal office procedures, precedents, preparation of correspondence and basic legal documents, legal record keeping and billing, citations, references to Acts.

Credits
3
Format
45 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

ABTO 183 Introduction to the Canadian Legal System

Effective date: September 2013

The primary purpose of this course is to provide you with a general understanding and a working knowledge of the Canadian legal system.

Credits
2
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

ABTO 184 Litigation Procedures I

Effective date: September 2013

Litigation Procedures I introduces you to the functions and duties of a legal administrative assistant working in civil litigation in BC. Subjects covered will include terminology and rules relating to preparing and handling legal correspondence and documents in civil litigation actions and matters in the Supreme Court of BC. Litigation Procedures I will also introduce you to the legal concepts necessary to a basic understanding of the functioning of the courts and the professional environment that you will be entering.

This is primarily a hands-on course in which you integrate keyboard, computer, transcription, and document formatting with a knowledge of civil law. Because it is intended that you will progress on to Litigation Procedures II after taking Litigation I, this course deals with documents and procedures from the initiation of a lawsuit through to the completion of pleadings and the possibility of obtaining default judgment. It does not deal with preparation for trial, interlocutory applications, or procedures after trial, all of which are covered in Litigation Procedures II.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

ABTO 185 Litigation Procedures II

Effective date: September 2013

Litigation Procedures II builds on skills and knowledge from Litigation Procedures I. Subjects covered include terminology and rules relating to preparing and handling legal correspondence and documents in civil litigation actions and matters in the Supreme Court of BC. Litigation Procedures II continues the introduction to the legal concepts necessary to a basic understanding of the functioning of the courts and the professional environment that students will be entering.

This is primarily a hands-on course in which the students integrate keyboard, computer, transcription, and document formatting with a knowledge of civil law. As the second of two Litigation Procedures courses, this course deals with documents and procedures from the discovery process to preparation and attendance at trial and post-trial procedures including bills of costs and enforcement procedures. This course also deals with preparation for Chambers hearings. It does not deal with the initiation of lawsuits, drafting pleadings, or applying for default judgment, all of which are covered in Litigation Procedures I.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 186 Family Litigation Procedures

Effective date: September 2013

This course introduces the student to the role and responsibilities of a legal administrative assistant employed in the field of family law in British Columbia. Students will gain knowledge and practical experience in topics such as statutes and rules, divorce and family courts, marriage in B.C., pre-nuptial and separation agreements, undefended and defended divorce actions, chambers applications, annulment, and applications to Provincial Court. This is a "hands-on" course in which the students integrate keyboard, computer, and document formatting, with a knowledge of family law.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 187 Corporate Procedures I

Effective date: September 2013

This course introduces you to the role and responsibilities of a legal administrative assistant working in the field of corporate law. Through an overview of the various forms of business organizations with a focus on the corporation, this course covers incorporation procedures, post-incorporation procedures, and annual maintenance requirements of a private (non-reporting) British Columbia company.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 188 Corporate Procedures II

Effective date: September 2013

This course is a continuation of the material covered in Corporate Procedures I which introduces you to the role and responsibilities of a legal administrative assistant working in the field of corporate law. This course covers corporate structure and completion of filing forms as it relates to sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited partnerships, societies, co-operatives, non-reporting companies and extra-provincial non-reporting companies. The course also introduces you to securities and to BC OnLine (an Internet access to government services and information about BC companies).

Credits
2
Format
30 hours over 6 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

ABTO 190 Conveyancing Procedures I

Effective date: September 2013

This course introduces you to the role and responsibilities of a legal administrative assistant employed in the field of conveyancing in British Columbia. Subjects covered will include knowledge and practical experience in topics such as systems of land registration, land title searches, contracts of purchase and sale, methods to convey interests in land, statements of adjustments, and the execution and registration of electronic documents filed in the Land Title Office.

This course focuses on the purchaser's procedures for a simple conveyance not involving financing. After taking Conveyancing Procedures I, you should progress on to Conveyancing Procedures II which will cover procedures for financed purchaser conveyances, vendor sales, and mortgage loans. Conveyancing Procedures II will also cover acting for a purchaser and a mortgagee at the same time, as well as documents involved in the sale and purchase of manufactured homes.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

ABTO 191 Conveyancing Procedures II

Effective date: September 2013

This course introduces you to the role and responsibilities of a legal administrative assistant employed in the field of conveyancing in British Columbia. This course is a continuation of the material covered in Conveyancing Procedures I.

You will gain knowledge and practical experience in topics such as methods to convey interests in land involving purchaser financing, strata property considerations, builders' liens, acting for the vendor, acting for mortgage lenders, additional adjustments for statements of adjustments, authorities to pay, the execution and registration of electronic documents filed in the Land Title Office, acting for both the purchaser and mortgagee, and documents for the transfer of manufactured homes.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

ABTO 192 Wills and Estates

Effective date: September 2013

This course introduces the student to the role and responsibilities of a Legal Administrative Assistant employed in the field of wills and estates in British Columbia. Students will gain knowledge and practical experience in preparation of wills and codicils and the documents necessary to apply grants of Letters Probate and Letters of Administration (with and without a will), Administration Bonds, transferring the deceased's assets, and winding up estates. Students will prepare documents acceptable to the Probate Registry for filing, followed by transmission and distribution of estates. This is a hands-on course in which the students integrate keyboard, computer, document formatting, and transcription skills with knowledge of estate law.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

ABTO 193 Personal Injury

Effective date: September 2013

Personal Injury Litigation introduces you to the specific area of civil litigation in British Columbia that deals with personal injury lawsuits. Subjects covered include terminology and rules relating specifically to personal injury lawsuits. You will also receive basic instruction in the legal concepts applicable to personal injury litigation.

This is primarily a hands-on course in which you will integrate keyboard, computer, transcription, and document formatting with a knowledge of civil law in general and personal injury law specifically. Litigation Procedures I and II are prerequisites to this course and it is assumed that you already have a working knowledge of the general rules of civil litigation.

Credits
3
Format
60 hours over 12 weeks
Related programs
Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

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